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Jan 30, 2013 12:00am PST
about two years writing this thing that its title says it all, it was call la boda of edwardo which i think mean he had's wedding and gave it to my wife and she read it. early on i got the sense you have to have a feeling for beauty and eight pages i know when a beautiful eight pages look like. it gets up to 80 or a hundred i lose the focus. >> rose: do you sometimes start out as a novel believing it's a novel and realizing es not. >> usually what happens it starts off to be a story and it's kind of a week of i'm there it's a novel. then another three months until it finally happened for me and at the three month period where you grow it and grow it and a moment of truth where you think if it is a novel it's a nine page novel and you shrink it down. >> rose: how is a short story both limiting as well as expanding. >> i think actually -- >> rose: what's magical about it. >> i think it's actually the limit that mock it magical. it's that sense of time passing. you look at a nine-page story and you know something magically is supposed to happen by page eight and-a-half. it's sort of th
Jan 29, 2013 6:00pm PST
applause ) the time is now. >> woodruff: the campaign-style event at a las vegas high school came a day after a bipartisan group of eight u.s. senators put forward their own plan. it calls for creating a path to legal citizenship for the 11 million undocumented people now estimated to be living in the u.s implementing that policy would be contingent on securing the southern border. seven years ago then senator obama the joined a similar effort >> if the compromise that's been discussed and has the agreement of those who were in this room, if that ends up being the bill that is signed into law, it's a win-win for everybody >> woodruff: today president obama praised the new senate effort. he said the path to citizenship must be clear from the start and not just be tied to border security. >> we have to lay out a path, a process that includes passing a background check, paying taxes, paying a penalty, learning english, and then going to the back of the line behind all the folks who are trying to come here legally. that's only fair. right? so that means it won't be a quick process but it wi
Jan 11, 2013 3:00pm PST
toy from its apples and googles of the world. more than 150,000 people made the trek to las vegas this week to peek at some cutting edge electronics, some of the buzz this year focused on huge new tv west what is now called ultra hd. as well as bendable smart phones, even driverless cars. cecilia king has been covering it for the washington povments i caught up with her before the convention. welcome back to the program. at the risk of oversimplification, some years at the consumer electronics show are filled with stars of the show, big technological breakthroughs. and some just feature a lot of improvements to things people are already familiar with. what kind of year was this? >> this was definitely a mix of both. there were some familiar technologies that were improved, lots of interesting sort of higher quality release os of tvs and smart phones and tablets. but there were also some really interesting technology showcased that really kind of blew my mind and can blow your mind as a business an a consumer thinking about how a driverless car, for example, or a 3-d print kerr rea
Jan 28, 2013 7:00pm PST
stage this week. a group of senate democrats and republicans agreed today on what they called a framework for comprehensive immigration reform. tomorrow, president obama heads to las vegas to give a policy speech on immigration. with washington focused on immigration, citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants could be the first major action in president obama's second term. darren gersh reports. >> reporter: the senators-- four republicans and four democrats-- argue we have already granted a kind of amnesty to the 11 million undocumented workers who live in the shadows of american society. >> we have been too content for too long to allow individuals to mow our lawns, serve our food, clean our homes, and even watch our children while not affording them any of the benefits that make our country so great. >> reporter: the "framework" the senators released today calls for tighter enforcement at the border and of existing immigration laws in return for granting immediate legal status for the 11 million undocumented workers now in the country. in the future, the number of new im
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